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    helping them augment their staff. My goal was simple: “Find someone who knows a decent amount of security… The rest can be spoon-fed/explained as time goes by.” This was weeks ago, and still no luck. With that in mind (not finding the right candidate), it will only be a matter of time that my client will settle for someone who has no idea about cyber “anything.” First person with any kind of experience will be tossed in an environment he is unfamiliar with. Dot dot dot… Has Edward Snowden not taught any companies a lesson? “Not everyone is built for cyber.” Let’s define what is “cyber” anyhow. When I am on my penetration testing (White/Black hat) role, I often don’t need cyber anything specific skills. Most I have needed on average, is a solid understanding of networking, systems administration, common sense, and a tinkerer’s mind. Of my last dozen or so penetration tests, I have gotten access to everything under the sun WITHOUT the use of exploitation tools, zero day, other security-marketable terminology. Processes, and experiences have worked best. This (methodology of understanding the infrastructure) works more stealthy, and effective, than any kind of reversing, heap/stack spraying, injection (LFI/RFI/SQLi pick your poison). With such a “great demand” of “cyber bodies” needed to fill the draught, I envision the year 2016, and beyond, as the year companies will be in cyberhell. Organizations will be left scrambling to throw bodies at problems. Those “bodies” won’t fare…

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    (green). The same applies for the “Homeland Security Advisory System.” [3] Now that I have explained this, let’s have a look at three of the most absurd security rated flaws I have encountered during my penetration testing these last few months. These three are repeat offenders, and I see them in over eighty percent of my…

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    Penetration tests assesses the overall security. It is the process of attempting to gain access to resources without knowledge of specific user names, their passwords, or other normal means of access (similar to what an attacker would do). The big different between a penetration tester and an attacker basically is permission. A penetration tester will already have some permissions (such as an normal user account) in place from the owner or managers of the computing resources that are to be…

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    Question 3 Crystal, Great prospection of your point you earned on this week's discussion question about pursuing opportunities of growth in healthcare marketplace and identify expansion. I agree with your point made on the intense competition and uncertainty in the healthcare environment. The Ansoffs matrix is a product of market expansion used to planning for increasing the sale for expanding the range or setting down new markets. The various strategies can be used to develop comparison of new…

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    Social penetration theory according to the creators “explains how relational closeness develops” (Griffin et al., 2015, p. 97) and how people begin personal relationships. The best and most effective way to describe social penetration theory and self-disclosure is by comparing it to an onion. The authors claim that people, like onions, have different layers. Each layer represents a different “structure of personality” (Griffin et al., 2015, p. 97). When you first meet someone, you would only be…

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    Thou Shalt Attend In high school it was quite apparent that students could receive many absences with little or no consequences and still be able to maintain a good grade point average. However, in college that is not the case. Student attendance in college is important because students who attend class have better grades, have better relationships with their peers as well as professors and develop responsible habits and behaviors. Students who attend class often receive better grades on tests…

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    today experience stress much more than their parents. It can manifest in many different ways. Test anxiety if left untreated can be debilitating for the student. As a teacher, we should foster a safe environment for students to learn. If a teacher could change simple teaching techniques could it lower student test anxiety? Are there coping mechanisms that can be taught to a student that can be used successfully during high anxiety testing situations? The purpose of this study is to test…

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    be no way to solve problems. For the Candor faction, their rules state that “1. the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness. 2. freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality” (Roth, Bonus Materials 28). The people in Candor are forced to share their deepest secrets with everyone else in their faction, whether they know them or not. If they choose not to, they become Factionless; which is the same as being homeless. They can’t keep any of their secrets…

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    fails to pass a standardized test or regents exam. Further, it is not fair, for teachers to be criticized based on how well their students perform in their state exams. In addition, it is also not fair for principals to use test scores to judge teachers how effective and ineffective they are? Ever since, the nation has industrialized, we have forgotten how strenuous teaching is and often times, they are not always observed fairly and their accomplishments are also not always acknowledged.…

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